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A GOOD POSITION
Them ia a good position oppor
tunity Increased pay as soon as
you ar qualified.
During the past four months
we placed 143; salaries ranging
from 45 to 125 dollars per mo.
257 positions we could not fill.
Why not upend a profitable Win
ter with usT Wilts for catalog.
BUSINESS COLLEGE Portland. Or.
I. M. WALKER. Prat.
Portland Y.M.C. A. Auto School J
Day und night clause. Expert trelnlnf I
In repalrtmr, drlvlnar and machlnt work, I
Including- fonra, laths, ahapor, drill prM, I
trartun, te. Tim. unlimited. tMIK. I
TKNT CHAUFKfcUKH ANP MLCUAN- I
13 BUITLIUU. WU1TK US.
WASHINGTON 6- TENTH STSl
f HAWTHORNE AUTO SCHOOL 1
Ore.fln. oldeat. brat equipped and moat
practical arhoul. Expert Inntructiona In
repalrinir, driving and ailJueUn. f'ractU
Sal work in the rpair .hup. You do tlie
work with your own baiult. Day and niiiht
4 Ilawthorna At. Portland. Or.
Twe Is Company,
After laying hla prayera at night
the 7-year-old aon of parents In Bryn
Mawr announcer that he was so tlrsd
ot the kind of life he was compelled
to lead that he bellevod there was
nothing for It but for him to run away.
The father considered the matter
thoughtfully, and then said:
"Ueorge, If that Is the way you feel,
there la money In my purse here, you
may take It all."
The boy packed up his grip, got to
the front door, came back on the
ground of having forgotten hla tooth
brush, and wont downstairs again. The
parents were much disturbed to know
what he would do. He opened the
front door, went out on the verunda,
and all was silence. Tho father ami
mother looked at each other, but
thought the course they had adopted
the best, and hence did not make a
After 15 minutes of Intense anxiety
the door opened and a boy's voice
called out: "Say, dad, If I'm going
away alone I'd better take mother
along, don't you think T" Pittsburgh
If You Are Looking GRID'S
OF CURRENT WEEK
for a ctacs to
Poultry. Veal, lloirs
get good prices, prompt returns,
, where you
Hazelwood Co., Portland
The Home of the Siliified Shipper"
Brief Resume of General News
From All Around the Earth.
I'NMAL HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHQ1
If You Can't Qst It In Town.
Someone In almost every town In
the United States sells Unnford's Dal
sain of Myrrh. It you can't get It
write Q. C. Hanford Mfg. Co., Syrn
ouse, N. Y, Price 60c and $1.00. Adv.
HIDES, PELTS, CASCARA BARK,
WOOL AND MOHAIR.
Wi iut al jroi tin. Wnia lor pncti anil iblpplaf lift
Thi h. f. Norton Co. ftmuit. on, SHiti. wi
i ELECTRIC MOTORS
j Bought. Sold, Ranted and Repaired
' WALKEK El.lX.nKlC WORKS
Burnaido. cor. lUth. Portland. Vnv
REDUCED FREIGHT 0ATE8
To and from all points on houswhold stood a, pittnoav
and auto mobile. Information cheerfully given.
Pacific Coast Forwarding Co., 'RXtiggl?
A Girl's Proposal.
"And I have tried to make It clai
to you In every way I know. I've
sskod you to this houso, times without
number. I've played tennis with you,
and walked and talked with yuu, nm
ridden your rounds with you In you
bumpy old milk wagon. I've slmpl;
thrown myself at your head, day sftor
day. But you -you wouldn't under
stand. You wouldn't look at me. Nor
listen. You mooned about, and moped
your ridiculous heart out. Hecausc
you thought I was such a blind, silly
fool, I couldn't look past your poverty
and your ill-luck, and see how splendid
you really are. Because you thought
I was such a stuck-up simpleton I'd
not want to marry you, because you
wore a milkman, when I'd chitse the
cows for you, it you wanted me to."
Woman's Homo Companion.
BUSINESS AND STENOGRAPHIC
Our vradustM are occupying enviable pott
ttona. The teaehlns proouaa U dllfarant from
ordinary builn.M aahnola. Thorough, PreeU
cal. Individual SCHOOL FOR MEN ONLY.
Aildre.. Tha Raal.trar, Y. M. C. A., Perllaad,
Oresoa. and sat detailed InformaUun.
Too Muoh to Ask.
A party of engineers were tracing a
township line across some farm lands
In Illinois. As chance would have It,
tho lino passed directly through a
large barn, having double doors on
each side of It, and they found they
could continue their measurements
through the barn by opening the doors
and thus avoiding the dreaded detour.
The owner watched their progress
with considerable Interest, but mads
no comment until they had reuchod
the farther side of the barn, when he
"That a railroad ye-all surveytn'
"Certainly," replied the chief, with
a humorous twinkle in bis eye.
The farmer meditated a bit as he
closed the barn doors behind them,
when he remarked somewhat aggres
sively: "I hain't got no objections ter
havln' 'er railroad on my farm, but
at all hours of the night ter open and ' government employes Injured
stiet them doors for yer train ter go "eir worn.
Live News Items of All Nations and
.Pacific Northwest Condensed
for Our Busy Readers.
French forces arc clearing tho way
for a new offensive south of the Somme.
The senate has ratified the treaty
for the purchase of the Danish West
Germany (s preparing to enter most
energetically into the trade war which
she expects will follow tho present
The German emperor has sent a con
gratulatory telegram to tho King of
Bulgaria on the brilliant success of his
troops against tho Roumanians.
President Wilson signs the Federal
workmen's compensation act passed re
cently by congress. The law provides
W. L. DOUGLAS
"THt SHOE THAT HOLDS ITS SHAPE"
$3.00 $3.60 $4.00 $4.50 & $5.00 S8 VSXim
Sve) Money by Wearing W. L. Douglata
hoes. For mIsj by over OOOOshoej dealer.
The Best Known Shoe In the World.
W. L. Douglu nam and the null pries if stamped on tits bot
tom of all ihoej at tha factory. Tha valua la guaranteed and
tha wearer protected agalnac high pricaa for lnfsrior ahoea. Tha
ratal! prices art tha lame everywhere. They coat no mora in San
Francuco than thay do in Naw York. They are always worth dia
price paid for them.
Tie quality of W. L Douglas product fa guaranteed by mora
than 40 yenre experience in making fine ahoea, Tha errurt
itylea are the leaden In tha Faahion Centre, of America.
iA 1. i - ....11 r. ti 1..
, ttmy 1 mwa in toiiuiijw iw-uny at Drotawn, iviaa...
by um highest paid, alcilltd enoeinakars, under tha direction and
aupervieion of experienced men, all working with an honest
determination to make tlie beat ilioea for tha price that money
A.k jroar ahrt. dealer fnr W. f.. Iii(la. ahoaa. If ha ran
not uiily with the) kind you want, take uo other
make. Write for Interwatliia booklet .plaining how to
gwt alio, of the hlghu.t .taudard of quality for the price.
Uf return man, poauige i
LOOK FOR W. L DouaUa
name and the retail price
atampod on the bottom.
l 1 srwatr or lJ
11 0 . nar
Bnl la tha Weria
$3.00 $2.60 1 nm
W. Im I'mhIm Hhw Vn., Hnwlcton, M.
:-K 1 l!a. a-ii, .1 t 1 1."-.11 n i . rim 1 nr ii r ir-ii -' iii 'I --'i hi iT J
For Inme back use Hanford'a Hal
sam. Rub It on and rub it In thor
FARMS AND BUSINESS SOLD
Do you want to eall your frvnn. hom. or hualneae
for ea.hr Write to CARTER REALTY CO..
604 Buchanan Building. Portland. Oregon
Oregon Vulcanizinb Company
(The Tire Shop haa moved Into lara-er
quarter. In tha heart of tha automo
bile dietrlct. Bum.ido at stroadway.
m and 8 Uurnaide at., Portland, Or.
Going the Limit.
"Did he tell you that you are
only girl he bas ever loved 7" t
"Tea, and he went farther than
"He did? What else did he say?"
"He said that I was the only girl
he ever Intended to love." Detroit
"My suitcase is badly rubbed In sev
eral places. I hesitate to take It
"Nonsense, those rubbed places are
easily remedied. Paste on these la
bels. They are from very swell ho
tels." Louisville Courier-Journal.
8afety First Selfishness.
"If your children are to be sure of
escaping this particular germ," said
the scientist, "you'll have to take theni
into the country."
"Won't you please keep that a se
cret for a few hours longer?"
"So that I can move out before the
country people hear about it and re
fuse to take any children to board."
through." Youth's Companion.
The Softest Thing.
"Father," cried the little boy, put
ting his 60th question to his long-suffering
father, who was trying desper
ately to slide Into his afternoon nap.
"What la so soft that even a soft-boiled
egg without the shell can break it?"
"Oh, run away for goodness sake,"
groaned poor father.
"Will you give It up?" pursued tho
"With pleasure," sighed the rather.
"Your morning fasti" triumphantly
yelled the kiddle as he darted out of
the room. LoUon Ideas.
For hot grease burns apply Han
ford's Balaam lightly until the fire is
extracted. Adv. ,
"Is the world getting better?"
"Maybe so as a general proposition,
but what good does it do me? My boss
is Just as grouchy, my Janitor just
as mean and the neighborhood kids
quite as pestiferous." Louisville
Keeps off flies or money back. $1
a gallon from your dealer, or order
by mail. PLUMMER DRUG CO.
Third and Madison, Portland, Or.
of Tin Ve'' pi"'t' Bee'
I fr Poultry, Butter, Eggs
V-' and Farm Produce
to the Old Reliable Everdim house with a
record of 45 year, of Square Dealings, and
be assured of TOP MARKET PRICES.
F. M. CRONKHITE
45-47 Front Street ' Portland, Orefon
Oregon Hernia Institute
Rupture treated mechanically. Private
fitting- rooms. Highest testimonials. Re
sults guaranteed. Call or write.
JOHNSON & UMBARCER
411-412 Alisky Buildinf, Portland, Oregon
Deserving the Fair.
"Colonel," asked the beautiful wife,
"when was the most trying moment!
of your life?"
"It was when I went to my wife's
ratner for the purpose or asking him
to let me have her. He was very deaf
and I had to explain the matter before
ZO clerks." London Saturday Journal.
"What shall I do at the meeting
when I want to make a speech and
some others try to head me off?"
"Why, get the chairman to recog
"Oh, that la easy euoush. I was
Introduced to her last week at Mrs.
Pinkie's tea." Baltimore American.
The doctor had listened to bis pa
tient's heart, taken his blood pressure,
In short, made a thorough examination
of his physical condition. Then he
announced his verdict.
"What you want Is to get more ex
ercise, walk more regularly."
"Well, doctor, I don't see bow I can
do that," answered the man. "I'm a
postman." Chicago Herald.
An Abnormal Complexion.
On his crossed heart young Patrick
bad denied old Patrick's accusation of
wrongdoing. Old Patrick was uncon
"Don't I know ye?" he said. "Ye
look Innocent enough, ye young scally
wag, but looks is deceivln'. Ye're that
brazen that ye could stand there an'
He till ye was black In the face with
out ever changln' color!" Philadel
phia Public Ledger.
calks use Hanford's Balsam.
Teacher Tommy, can you spell furt
Thomas Yes sir, F-U-R.
Teacher That's right Now can you
tell me what fur Is?
Thomas Yes, sir. Fur is an awful
long way. Albany Knickerbocker-
From One Who Knew.
" 'A burnt child dreads the fire,' " an
nounced the teacher during the lesson
in proverbs. "Now, give me a sen
tence different in wording, but mean
ing the same thing."
"Please, teacher," came a small
voice, "A washed child dreads the wa
ter." London Ideas. '
"Don't the poor fishermen ever lose
money in this seine fishing?" ,
"Oh, no. It Is a business In which
there are bound to be net profits."
"Anuric" cures Backache. Lumhacn.
Rheumatism. Send 10c. Dr. V. M.
Pierce. Buffalo. N. Y.. for larc-a trial
Something In His Favor.
"There's one thing I will say for
that fellow whose mistakes cause so
"What is it?"
"He doesn't claim that his inten
tions were good, anyhow." Detroit
rree press. .
"I see where women have become
conductors of street cars in Europe
since the war. I wonder bow the pas
sengers address them?"
"Probably they call them fare la-
dlos. Baltimore American.
f;r:Bf barrels I
Write about your wants in this line to
183 Madison St., Portland, Ore.
P. N. O.
No. 38, 1918
, Just So. ..
"Postcards are said to increase dos-
tal business greatly."
"Why should that be?"
"Well, we write letters to our
mends, but we send postcards to ev
erybody." Louisville Courier-Journal.
She There Isn't a bit of wood in
the house and the gas is turned off.
He Hurrah! Then, for once, the
cook can't burn the dinner! London
IF YOU HAVE
you should try Anti-Uric, the famoui
remedy made from Roots and Berries.
It is guaranteed to cure this cruel dis
ease in every stage. .
We want every reader of this paper
who is suffering; from Rheumatism in
any form to try this discovery. Every
package guaranteed or money refund
ed. Price 1.60 prepaid, or we will
send by Parcel Post C. O. D. Circu
lars and convincing testimony free.
Address ANTI-URIC CO., 102 Sher
wood Building, San, Francisco.
It will be money saved to protect the lumber against winter
weather. Get Color Cards from your local dealer.
VaThy " Anurta " Is an
Against Sudden Death.
Before an Insurance Company will
take a risk on your life the examining
puyeiciau win tea we urine anu report
whether you are a good risk. When
your kidneys get sluggish and clog,
you suffer from backache, sick-headache,
dizzy spells, or the twinges and
pains of lumbago, rheumatism and
gout. The urine is often cloudy, full
of sediment; channels often get sore
and sleep is disturbed two or three
times night. This is the time yon
should consult some physician of wide
experience such as Dr. Pierce of -the
Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute,
Buffalo, N. Y. Send him 10 cents for
sample package of his new discovery,
Anuric" Writ him your symptoms
and send a sample of urine for test.
Experience has taught Dr. fierce that
"Anuric" is the most powerful agent
in dissolving urio acid, as hot water
melts sugar; besides being absolutely
harmless it is endowed with other
properties, for it preserves the kidneys
In a healthy condition by thoroughly
vieauuiug Miciu. xrjinK bo many times
more active than lithla. it clears the
heart valves of any sandy substances
which may clog them and checks the
degeneration of the blood-vessels, as
well as regulating blood pressure.
"Annrio" is a regular insurance and
life-saver for all big meat eaters and those
who deposit lime-salts in their Joints.
Ask the druggist for "Anuric" put op
by Dr. Pierce, in 60-cent packages.
5TREN0TH AND BEAUTY
Come with Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery. This is a blood cleanser tad
alterative that starts the liver and stom
ach into vigorous action. It thus assists
the body to manufacture rich red blood
which feeds the heart, nerves, brain and
organs of the body. Tho organs work
smoothly like machinery running In oil
You feel clean, strong and strenuous ia
stead of tired, weak and faint,
When You Follow.
Equipped With j
The ports of Kllwa Kivlnje and Kit-
wa Kisiwanl, in German East Africa,
respectively 160 and 17S miles south
of Dar-Es-Salaam, have surrendered to
the British under threat of bombard
All fire guards have been relieved
from duty In the Cascade National for
est of Oregon, the recent rains having
brought the fire season to a close. A
total of two and one-half acres was
burned over during tho summer.
An ordinance prohibiting children
under a specified age from attending
regular performances at motion pic
ture theaters In Portland, may be pre
sented to the city council by officials
of the Parent-Teacher association.
The Russians are bombarding; tho
Galiclan town of Hallcz, about 60
miles southwest, of Lemberg, says a
Russian report. The town Is in flames.
In the fighting In Eastern Galicia the
announcement says, tha Russians took
6600 more prisoners.
Suit for 11,000,000 was filed by
Henry Ford, tho Petrolt auto manu
facturer, against the Chicago Tribune.
Mr. Ford asks for personal damages as
compensation for an editorial printed
in tho Tribune June 23. which. It is
charged, called Ford an "anarchist'
Senator Phelan secured adoption by
tho senate of a resolution calling for
any reasons, affecting the efficiency of
the serlvce, why naval officers should
not bev educated in an academy other
than Annapolis, In case the class there
exceeds Its capacity. Senator Phelan
favors establishment of a naval acad
emy on the Pacific Coast.
The fate of the 6-cent loaf of bread
was undetermined by the executive
committee of the National Master
Bakers' association at Chicago. The
general sentiment waa In favor of let
ting the price of bread remain a local
issue for each city instead of attempt
ing to promulgate a general increase
In price throughout the United States.
What the police declare to have
been a deliberate attempt to wreck a
Santa Fe train carrying 200 passen
gers from San Diego to Los Angeles is
alleged to have been prevented by the
discovery by a track-walker of loose
rails on the San Diego river bridge.
Railroad officials say that a train cross
ing even at a moderate speed, would
likely have been hurled to the bed of
the river, 20 feet below.
The state of California filed notice
of appeal to the State Supreme court
in a final attempt to collect tax run
ning Into millions of dollars on the
estate of L. V. Harkmass, Standard Oil
magnate, who died a year ago on his I
ranch near Hollister. Cal. The Su
perior court at Hollister held that he
was a citizen of the state of Kentucky.
Affidavits were filed Inter to prove that
the millionaire considered himself a
resident of California
It Is announced offloally that Dar-es-Salaam,
the chief town of German
East Africa, has surrendered to the
Another clash between Chinese and
Japanese troops Is officially reported
from Chaoyanwpo. Moneolia. and has
led to the dispatch of heavy Japanese
reinforcements. It is contended that
the Chinese attacked the Japanese
while the Japanese were advancing to
mediate between the Chinese and Mon
About 8000 men marched in Fort-
land's Labor Day parade, Monday.
The Third Infantry of the Oregon
National guard, arrived at camp
Withycombe Tuesday from duty or the
Athens Seizing the opportunity
ottered by the presence at Piraeus,
within gunshot of Athens, of a large
fleet of the entente nations, Premier
Zaimis has asumed unobtrusively what
amounts virtually to dictatorial pow
ers. All is now in Teadiness for the
final act to end the neutrality of
t-'iti--fr fi'Tinff-M ---f mnar' i a a eeysissi waMiae'eviiaa.iw.t 'i- ai -mJ
'Why is that pig always trying to
get Into my room?" inquired the sura
mer boarder. "Do you think he has
taken a fancy to me?"
"Its bis room during the winter,"
whispered the hired man, cautiously.
"That was a remarkable Idea of con
trasts the animal painter had in bis
latest soo picture."
"What was it?" ,
"He painted a laughing hyena stand
ing under a weeping willow." Balti
Not Its First Appearance.
"It seems to me I've seen your face
'I shouldn't wonder. This isn't the
first time I've ever token it out."
Detroit Free Press. -
SAMA Graoo!a(ed Eyelids,
IjrC r" inflamed by expo
auretoSoB.Dustandwiof Ewtrafsr. quickly retieved by Maris
wRM Eye Bemedy. No Smarting,
4f F"r ju,t jjy. Comfort. At
Your Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Marine Cya
SalveinTubea2Sc For Book eliheEyeFreeaak
Druggiste or Murine Eye Kenedy Co., Chicago
Greene What makes you think he
Is a vegetarian?
Browne I have smoked his cigars.
London Answers. ,
Mistress I see that another soldier
has called for you, Mary. I thought -you
had only one sweetheart?
Cook Oh, no, mum, two. You see.
one's a regular and the other's a spe
cial reserve.ePearson's Weekly.
How to Feel Well During Middle
Life Told by Three vv omen Who
Learned from Experience.
The Change of Life is a most critical neriod of a
woman's existence, and neglect of health at this time invites
disease and pain, Women everywhere should remember
that there is no other remedy known to medicine that will
so successfully carry women through this trying period as
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, made from
native roots and herbs. , Read these letters:-
riiiladelphia. Pa. :I started the Change of Life
five years ago. 1 always had a headache and back
ache -with bearing down pains and I would have
heat Hashes very bad at times with dizzy spells and
nervous feelings. After taking Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound I feel like a new person and
am in better health and no more troubled with
the aches and pains I had before I took your won
derful remedy. I recommend it to my fnends for I
cannot praise it enough." Mrs. Margaket Grass
man, 7C9 N. Ringgold St, Philadelphia, Pa.
Beverlv. Mass. "I took Lvdia T PinVhnTn'a
Vegetable Compound, for nervousness and dvsrjeDsia. when I trust
going through the Change of Life. I found it very ielpful and I
Lave always spoken of it to other women who suffer as I did and
have had them try it and they also have received
good results from it." Mrs. Geoeqe A, Dchbab,
u rtounay dc, iseveny, mass. .
Erie. Pa. ttI was in Door health when the
Chancre of Life started with me and I took Lvdia
E Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, or I think I
Enould not have got over it as easy as I did. Even
now If I do not feel good. I take the Compound
and it restores me in a short time. I will praise
your remedies to every woman for it may help
them as it has me." Mrs. E. Kisslino, 931 East
24th St, Erie, Pa.
No other medicine has been so successful In relieving woman's
Buffering as has Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
Women may receive free and helpful advice by writing the Lydia,
E. Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Mass. Such letters are received,
and answered by women only and held in strict confidence. ,